Newsletter

Together, we are more

Article from the Asociación Equipo Solidaridad,
Province of Spain.

 

Hopes and challenges on the islands

Article by Sr. Florentine,
District of The Isles.
 

Enough! Stop dealing in human trafficking

Article by Mauricio Castillo Cortés,
 Province of Bolivia/Chile.
 

Under the slogan "Enough! Stop dealing in human trafficking" and the hashtag #findelatrata (in English, #endhumantrafficking), the Province of Bolivia/Chile celebrated another year of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, together with the entire Congregation and global international organizations.
 

Optimally prepared for the future

Article from the Province of Austria/Switzerland/Czech Republic.
 

Where there is love, there is affection!

Article by Daniela Maia, Mission Partner,
Province of Portugal.

 

A blue and white tiled hallway, an aquarium, and a painting: this is what I saw when I first entered the Casa dos Afetos – the 'house of affections' which would come to reveal itself as my calling. I was very young then and had many dreams. When I arrived, I was shy but determined, with the smile of someone who wanted to change the world! These little worlds! 

 

Living in God’s family

Article by Stella Rhee,
Province of Northeast Asia.

 

Madeleine's House was opened in January 2019 by the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd in Korea to help victims of prostitution recover their human rights and become healthy members of society.
 

Be the light in someone’s day

Article by Sr Angeline Lau,
Province of Singapore/Malaysia.

 

Our Good Shepherd Convent is located in Johor State at the southern end of the West Malaysian Peninsula, just across from Johor causeway, which separates us from the island of Singapore. The State is one of the main destinations for migrant workers in Malaysia.

 

The mission of refuge continues

Article by Sr. Noelene White,
Province of Australia/Aotearoa-New Zealand.

 

Recently Sr. Monica Walsh, Province Leader, and Sr. Noelene White were privileged to attend the launch of a new government-funded refuge that opened in Victoria, Australia. The purpose-built facility is managed and staffed by qualified Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand (GSANZ) personnel and accommodates women and children from family violence situations.
 

‘LaunchME’ to get up and running!

Article by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand,
Province of Australia/Aotearoa-New Zealand.

 

Tackling economic harm

Article by Good Shepherd NZ,
Province of Australia/Aotearoa-New Zealand.

 

Family violence is one of New Zealand’s most significant problems.
 

One in three (35%) New Zealand women experience physical or sexual harm from a partner during their lifetime, and when psychological, emotional or economic harm is included, that increases to 55% of women.